Martha Davis in NPR: Virginia May Ratify The Equal Rights Amendment. What Would Come Next Is Murky
by Daniel Kurtzleben, NPR
Many advocates for women’s rights are watching Virginia closely as the state’s legislature began its session Wednesday. They’re watching because the Equal Rights Amendment has a good chance of being ratified by Virginia lawmakers this year.
If the ERA passes there, Virginia would become the 38th state to ratify it; an amendment needs 38 states to be fully ratified and added to the U.S. Constitution.